Protecting Our Loved Ones From Elder Abuse

This column appears in the Social Security Administration’s October 2022 Monthly Information Package, and is shared with permission. Are you concerned about protecting your older relatives and friends from elder abuse? The pandemic highlighted the...

Am I Shrinking?

This article was originally published on Chicago Caregiving May 18, 2022 and is republished here with permission of the publisher. Why we shrink as we age, and how to preserve height In our youth, our height gradually increases, reaching our maximum peak around age...

A Guide to Senior Storage

This article first appeared on StorageUnits.com and is republished here with permission. If you are a senior moving into a senior residential living community, or if your family has a senior loved one who is planning such a move, there’s a lot to take care of...

Instant Pot Cooking, Spring Edition

This week, we thought we’d try something new. A video blog! Last spring, COC Members Extraordinaire Suzy Carbrey, Rosemary Gerstner, and Susan Scatchell got together on Zoom—as one does these days—and prepared three different meals using their Instant Pots. ...

The Importance of Brand Consistency

In the business of care centers, brand consistency is less about marketing and more about comfort. Loved ones want “peace of mind” and to know the assisted living facility they choose is trustworthy and understands their family needs.   According to Harvard professor...